Academic Editor

Folker Meyer


Computational biologist at Argonne National Laboratory and a senior fellow at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago. Associate division Director of the Institute of Genomics and Systems Biology. Founding member of the Earthmicrobiome project (EMP). He is a member of the Genomics Standards Consortium (GSC). Author of MG-RAST (, an open metagenomics platform providing quantitative insights into microbial populations based on sequence data.

Bioinformatics Computational Biology Computational Science Data Science Distributed & Parallel Computing Genetics Genomics Scientific Computing & Simulation

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Computational Biologist

Argonne National Laboratory
Mathematics and Computer Science

University of Chicago

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